MOS 5201 Safety Engineering Unit 6 Essay 1

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Course Textbook APA Citation:

Asfahl, C. R., Hammer, W., & Price, D. (2004/2001). Occupational & industrial safety health management and engineering (2nd Custom ed.). New York, NY: Prentice-Hall.


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Chapter 8 comes from an OSHA publication on job hazard analysis.



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Essay #1

A 2000 pound payload is supported by the crane block-and-tackle assembly shown in Figure 15.17 of the textbook (page 310). In addition to the payload, the load-carrying sheave weighs 100 pounds. Calculate the approximate load on the wire rope. How many parts of rope are used in the reeving, as shown in Figure 15.17? Show your work.

Your response should be of sufficient length to fully answer the question. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations



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